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Dec 1, 2012 6:00am EST
stitch -- with bradford fitch. later, the
Nov 30, 2012 8:00pm EST
satellite corp. 2012] >> tomorrow, robert van order looks at the mortgage loan forgiveness. then bradford fitch discuss this orientation session for congress. members- elect in congress. after that, a member of the autistic self advocacy network on being an adult with autism, and the federal role supporting autistic adults and children. washington journal, live saturday at 7:00 a.m. eastern, on c-span. coming up, we will hear about the syrian civil war from a spokesman with the national coalition for a position, followed by a look at how the white house and congress are facing a fiscal cook, followed by john boehner on capitol hill. later, a discussion of the fiscal cliff and tax cuts. >> i think of the old poem, "song of life," by longfellow. it says lives, great men all remind us. we can make our lives supply and -- sublime and, departing, leave behind us footsteps on the sands of time. warren left footsteps on the sands of time. many people serve here and are forgotten. he is not one of them. i think the reasons are quite simple. he was admired. he had courage. he had principles. he go
Dec 1, 2012 7:00am EST
and committee staff. host: bradford fitch is the president and ceo of the congressional management foundation that offers advice on how to improve operations. the organization is funded by some congressional money and private businesses. back to the phones. monty is calling on the line for independents from mississippi. go ahead. caller: you pretty much just answered all of my questions. i was asking about the staff members. the only question you did not answer was where does the money come from? guest: i can answer that one. it comes from taxpayer dollars. it comes from the treasury. people do not realize comparatively speaking how little we spend. it is about 1.5% of the total budget that goes to the legislative branch. that includes the capitol police, the congressional research service, the library of congress, and the accounting office. it is a small percentage. this is a hard-working workforce. we are coming out with a steady -- study. in march, we will release a report that shows members of the house of representatives to work on average 70 hours of week. it is pretty good bang for you
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